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CAN THO, March 19, 2013 -- The U.S.-supported Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) opened its first conference to provide leaders in government, industry and academia an opportunity to discuss and collaborate on improving engineering education throughout Southeast Asia.
Women currently account for four percent of students enrolled in applied technology programs at Vietnam’s vocational schools. An initiative through the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) aims to change that.
This week Intel Products Vietnam awarded the first HEEAP Vocational Female Students Scholarship awards. Over 700 million VND was awarded to 109 students from 13 colleges and universities in Vietnam.
Intel Corporation has received the U.S. Secretary of State’s 2012 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) for a collaborative project involving the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and ASU’s Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP). Secretary Hillary Clinton presented the award for the efforts of Intel Vietnam at an event in Washington D.C., Nov. 28.
Alliance will foster research collaborations with U.S., economic development and student exchange programs.
Tempe, Arizona (January 31st, 2012) ̶ Arizona State University and Intel Corp. recently renewed a joint commitment to help improve higher education and technological development in Vietnam.
Working with the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training, the partners have reached an agreement to expand the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP).
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, (Nov. 2, 2011) – Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, has joined the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) with an in-kind donation of electronic design automation (EDA) software and services valued at over USD $40 million.
HCMC – Intel has pledged to continue to fund US$5-7 million for the second phase of Higher Education Engineering Alliance Program (HEEAP) which costs around US$24 million in total.
However, the Ministry of Education and Training and the General Department of Vocational Training have to pay 50% for the project, said Rick Howarth, general manager of Intel Products Vietnam, in a meeting with HCMC chairman Le Hoang Quan on Wednesday.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam(April 18, 2011) – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Arizona State University (ASU) and Intel Corp. announced today a $2-million expansion of a program to improve higher education and technological development in Vietnam. The program, called Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program or HEEAP, was developed jointly with the Government of Vietnam.
Authored by By Richard Nyberg
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam—Just as Vietnam eyes prospects for high-tech economic growth, USAID has launched a partnership between U.S. academia and industry and Vietnam’s technical schools to enhance the quality of engineering education at the latter.